[Monitor] High Court Judge Lydia Mugambe on Wednesday pushed the ruling on the case in which Dr Stella Nyanzi accuses Makerere University of refusing to pay her arrears, to November 8, 2019.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -South Africa has become the 57th country to prohibit the corporal punishment of children. This comes after the Constitutional Court’s ruling that the common law defence of ‘reasonable and moderate chastisement’ is unconstitutional.
[WHO] As the 1000th Ebola survivor returns home, United Nations agencies working to stop the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today commended the strong leadership of the DRC health authorities and the tireless efforts of thousands of local health workers and partners that have led to 1000 people surviving the disease.
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia’s Minister of Post, Telecom and Technology, H.E.
[Nation] Wanted private investigator Jane Mugo is set to appear in court on Wednesday to answer to charges including impersonation, threatening to kill and robbery with violence.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Ramatu Ahmed, says no fewer than 10,000 Nigerian girls are forced into prostitution in Burkina Faso.
[VOA] Washington -Nearly 300 people – the bulk in Nigeria and the U.S.
[New Times] A crackdown has been mounted on fish poachers to comply with the Government’s directive to suspend fishing activities in Lake Kivu until October 13 to allow restocking.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Three major U.S. brands vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesotho factories making their jeans on Thursday after an investigation found women were forced into sex to keep their jobs.
[UN News] Voicing great concern over a sharp increase in the killing and maiming of children in Mali due to ongoing fighting and instability, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners on Tuesday, called on all warring parties to stop attacks and “keep them out of harm’s way”.